Definitions and translations for "channel"

Definition of channel

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Noun
1. The physical confine of a river or slough, consisting of a bed and banks.
The water coming out of the waterwheel created a standing wave in the channel.
2. The natural or man-made deeper course through a reef, bar, bay, or any shallow body of water.
A channel was dredged to allow ocean-going vessels to reach the city.
3. The navigable part of a river.
We were careful to keep our boat in the channel.
4. A narrow body of water between two land masses.
The English Channel lies between France and England.
5. That through which anything passes; means of conveying or transmitting.
The news was conveyed to us by different channels.
6. A gutter; a groove, as in a fluted column.
7. Flat ledges of heavy plank bolted edgewise to the outside of a vessel, to increase the spread of the shrouds and carry them clear of the bulwarks.
8. A connection between initiating and terminating nodes of a circuit.
The guard-rail provided the channel between the downed wire and the tree.
9. The narrow conducting portion of a MOSFET transistor.
10. The part that connects a data source to a data sink.
A channel stretches between them.
11. A path for conveying electrical or electromagnetic signals, usually distinguished from other parallel paths.
We are using one of the 24 channels.
12. A single path provided by a transmission medium via physical separation, such as by multipair cable.
The channel is created by bonding the signals from these four pairs.
13. A single path provided by a transmission medium via spectral or protocol separation, such as by frequency or time-division multiplexing.
Their call is being carried on channel 6 of the T-1 line.
14. A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies, usually in conjunction with a predetermined letter, number, or codeword, and allocated by international agreement.
KNDD is the channel at 107.7 MHz in Seattle.
15. A specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television.
NBC is on channel 11 in San Jose.
16. The portion of a storage medium, such as a track or a band, that is accessible to a given reading or writing station or head.
This chip in this disk drive is the channel device.
17. The way in a turbine pump where the pressure is built up.
The liquid is pressurized in the lateral channel.
18. A distribution channel
19. A particular area for conversations on an IRC network, analogous to a chatroom and often dedicated to a specific topic.
20. An obsolete means of delivering up-to-date Internet content.
21. A psychic or medium who temporarily takes on the personality of somebody else.
Verb
22. To direct the flow of something.
We will channel the traffic to the left with these cones.
23. To assume the personality of another person, typically a historic figure, in a theatrical or paranormal presentation.
When it is my turn to sing karaoke, I am going to channel Ray Charles.
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English - English - channel

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n. canal; station; television station and its programs; (Computers) group chat on the Internet, conference, chat room on the Internet
v. convey through a particular medium, send through a channel; direct, refer

English - Spanish - channel

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s. canal, acequia, cauce, conducto, viaducto; (inform.) canal, conferencia en el Internet
v. canalizar, arroyar, encañar, encarrilar, encauzar

English - French - channel

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n. canal; glissière; gorge (droit); tunnel (mécanique); canal; conférence; téléconférence sur Internet; salle de conférence sur le réseau (Informatique)
v. canaliser; orienter, diriger

English - German - channel

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n. Kanal, Flußbett, Fahrrinne; (Comput) Kanal; Chatraum im Internet
v. bahnen; hindurchleiten

English - Indonesian - channel

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n. terusan, alur, aluran, kanal, galur, bandar, talang, sumber, saluran
v. menyalurkan, mengalirkan

English - Italian - channel

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s. canale; (anche inform.), solco (anche inform.) canale, dibattito su Internet, sala dibattito su Internet
v. scavare canali in; (fig) incanalare, convogliare, dirigere, rivolgere; (fig) trasmettere, comunicare; (Arch, tecn) scanalare

English - Polish - channel

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n. koryto, odciek, przepust, przewód, farwater, kanał, rowek, kanalik, rynna, żłobienie, tor
v. kopać rowy, żłobić, rowkować

English - Portuguese - channel

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s. canal; (Informática) canal, barramento, conferência, conversa de conferência na internet
v. canalizar, direcionar

English - Romanian - channel

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n. canal, albie, matcă, pas, rigolă, braţ, cale, curs, făgaş, şanţ, crestătură {tehn.}, canelură
v. canaliza

English - Russian - channel

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с. канал, русло, фарватер; протока, пролив; сток, сточная канава; путь, дорога, проход; источник; желоб; выемка, паз, шпунт; швеллер; звуковой тракт; канал чата (общения в интернете) [комп.], конференция [комп.]
г. проводить канал, рыть канаву, пускать по каналу; направлять в определенное русло; делать пазы, делать выемки

English - Turkish - channel

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f. kanala dökmek, maceraya sevketmek, kanal açmak
i. kanal, nehir yatağı, oluk, suyolu, yol, yön, iletişim, bağlantı

English - Ukrainian - channel

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n. канал, річище, русло, фарватер, протока, стік, канава: стічна канава, шлях, джерело, засіб, жолоб, виїмка, лоточина
v. канал: проводити канал, рити канаву, канал: перерізувати каналами, канал: пускати по каналу, русло: спрямовувати в русло, виїмка: робити виїмки, жолобити
npr. ла-манш

English - Dutch - channel

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zn. kanaal; lijn, net (ook in computers); stroom; (in computers) kanaal, vergadering op het Internet; gesprekskamer (chat room) op het Internet
ww. kanaliseren; verwijzen

English - Greek - channel

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ουσ. κανάλι, αυλάκι, πορθμός, μέσο, αγωγός, δίαυλος
ρήμ. αυλακώνω, μεταφέρω, διοχετεύω

English - Arabic - channel

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‏قنال في التلفزيون، مجرى نهر، قناة موصلة بين بحرين، قناة، حفر قناة، أعمق نقطة في نهر، وسيلة إتصال، طريقة، أنبوب، ترعة، أخدود، قضيب معدني، مسار‏
‏شق على شكل قناة، خدد‏

English - Chinese - channel

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(名) 水道, 航道; 沟渠; 海峡; 河床; 频道; (计算机用语) 因特网上的群组聊天, 会议, 因特网上的聊天室
(动) 引导; 形成河道; 开导; 在某条路线上前进; 使在某条路线上前进

English - Chinese - channel

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(名) 水道, 航道; 溝渠; 海峽; 河床; 頻道#通道; 頻道
(動) 引導; 形成河道; 開導; 在某條路線上前進; 使在某條路線上前進

English - Hindi - channel

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n. जलग्रीवा, समुद्र-संधि, जलडमरूमध्य, नाली, नाला, प्रणाली, तह, पेटा, प्रवाह

English - Japanese - channel

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(動) 水路を開く; 溝を掘る; 向ける; 送る
(名) 水路, 海峡, 水道, 運河; 局; テレビ局; (コンピュータ)チャットグループ, チャットルーム

English - Korean - channel

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명. 강바닥, 수로, 해협, 경로, 채널, 방향, 도랑, 홈, 홈쇠, 현측 계류판
동. 특별한 수단을 통해 운반하다, 수로로 보내다; (관심 등을 )돌리다

English - Vietnamese - channel

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n. lòng sông, lạch tàu bè đi vào cảng, eo biển, ống dẫn hơi dầu, đường xoi của cột, đường rảnh nhỏ
v. đào rảnh, kiến xoi đường, thành khe
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Synonyms for channel
1. passageway for liquid: conduit, canal, pipe, sewer, strait, tube, gutter
2. body of water: depths, inlet
3. microgroove: groove, slit, gouge, path, gutter, tube, furrow
4. direct: send, divert, redirect, route, convey, irrigate
Verb forms for channel
Present participle: channel(l)ing
Present: channel (3.person: channels)
Past: channel(l)ed
Future: will channel
Present conditional: would channel
Present Perfect: have channel(l)ed (3.person: has channel(l)ed)
Past Perfect: had channel(l)ed
Future Perfect: will have channel(l)ed
Past conditional: would have channel(l)ed